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by Herbert Booker
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Second World War recruiting brochure for women to join the Women's Army Corps in 1943. 
Topics: Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Women's Army Corps, W.A.C., W.A.C. Recruiting Brochure, United States...
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This was a soft-cover spiral-bound booklet of eighty (80) pages, therefore have to scan it in three parts as there are dried mildew stamps, pen and pencil marks, etc., nothing in changed in the pictures nor the artwork. It has been restored as it would have appeared just the first time it was acquired. It was also dog-eared as it was used for reference repeatedly throughout it's life! 
Topics: Patches of the United States Armed Forces, Jack Britton & George Washington Junior, Tulsa...
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by Herbert Booker
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Second World War army guidons for the 1st Special Force Service.
Topics: First Special Service Force, Army Guidons, United States Army, World War Two, Second World War,...
This sof-cover book  stated they had over 500 illustrations - many in color for 25-cents, 30-cents in Canada. "The Most Complete Book on the Subject Ever Published. 
Topics: Branch and Rank Insignia, United States Armed Forces, United States Army, United States Army...
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Accordion picture post-card folder of scenes at Forth Bragg, North Carolina which is near the city of  Fayetteville. 
Topics: Cumberland County, Harnett County, Hoke County, Moore County, Fayettevilla, North Carolina, Fort...
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by Herbert Booker
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A well tailored recruiting brochure for potential navy recruits in the Second World War. 1942. 
Topics: Men Make the Navy, The Navy Makes Men, Recruiting Brochure, Second World War, World War Two, United...
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Patches worn by airmen in the United States Army Air Force and in the United States Army in the Second World War. 16.5 million men and women served in the United States Army Forces between 1941 to 1945. 
Topics: Army Air Forces Patches, Army Patches, Patches, m Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, Squadron Patches,...
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by Herbert Booker
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Painted grey box holding chemicals, perhaps water purification in the jungles of Indo-China during the Second World War to protect the soldiers from water borne diseases? 
Topics: Imperial Japanese Army, Imperial Japanese Marines, Imperial Japanese Navy, Chemical Box, Second...
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by Herbert Booker
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Shoulder sleeve insignia spiral-bound soft-cover booklet showing insignia of rank, service ribbons, decorations and insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces. Printed in 1945 in full color.
Topics: Joel & Aronoff, 137c Fifth Avenue, New York 10 New York, Soft-Cover, Spiral-Bound, Shoulder...
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by Herbert Booker
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WW2 United States Navy poster and a Navy Rates too!
Topics: WAVES Recruiting Poster, U.S.Navy Specialty Marks Posters, Navy Enlisted Rating Poster, United...
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by Herbert Booker
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"Decorations and Medals of the World."
Topics: Decorations, Medals, Awards, Orders, Victoria Cross, Iron Cross, Medal of Honor, Croix de Guerre,...
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by Herbert Booker
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U.S. Dollars were overprinted with the name Hawaii in case the Imperial Japanese government overran the Territory of Hawaii in the Second World War.
Topics: Territory of Hawaii, Hawaiian Banknotes, Imperial Japan, World War Two, Second World War, Herbert...
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by Herbert Booker
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Photographs of high-school victory corps volunteers in World War Two as well as their insignia and headgear. 
Topics: High-School, Victory Corps, High-School Victory Corps, H.S.V.C., World War Two, WWII, Second World...
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by Herbert Booker
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Rates of Chief Petty Officers in the Navy of the United States plus a cellophane wrapper from about 1917. 
Topics: Aviation Rigger, Aviation Machinist's Mate, Aviation Ordnanceman, Aviation Structural Mechanic,...
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The North American G.I. liked to send souvenirs back to the home front and the loved ones as tokens of patriotism and their affection, especially to their fiances, wives, parents and grandparents as well as friends and acquaintances. 
Topics: Auckland New Zealand, Australia, Australian Imperial Forces, Bougainville, Fiji, Green Islands,...
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Uniforms and insignia of world war one and world war two.
Topics: Miscellaneous, U.S.Coast Guard, U.S.Army, U.S.Navy, Insignia, WW2, WW1, WWI, WWII, Herbert Booker
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Patch catalogs combined from the World War Two era in North America.
Topics: Patch King, King of Patches, Madison Square Garden, Second World War, WW2, World War Two, WWII,...
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Uniform of a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Topics: World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, United States Marine Corps, U.S.M.C., Semper Fidelis!,...
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Pen and India ink drawings on high quality velum paper over 40 years ago. 
Topics: U.S.Army 308th Engineers Pick & Helmet, 1984 Civil Air Patrol Olympics Patch, California Blue...
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by Herbert Booker
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A non-magnetic compass used by the United States Army in World War Two.
Topics: Azimuth, Compass, Map Reading, United States Army, Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII,...
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Lots of military arms, equipment and ordnance in WW2.
Topics: Herbert Booker, World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, Small Arms, Mortar Rockets
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Shoulder flash worn on the upper sleeves to show which unit the wearer is attached to. 
Topics: Infantry Division Identification Schemes, Shoulder Flash, British Army, Second World War, World War...
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Front cover of a 1945 showing a C.A.P. Cadet.
Topics: Civil Air Patrol Cadet, C.A.P.C., World War Two, Second World War, WWII, WW2, Magazine, Heriberto...
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by Herbert Booker
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1943 United States Army issue female uniforms for the members of the Women's Army Corps in the Second World War. 
Topics: W.A.C., Women's Army Corps, Uniforms, Insignia, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Herbert...
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Photographs war material such as revolvers, rifles, sub-machine Gunns, Mortar Rounds, etc. 
Topics: World War Two, WWII, First World War, WW2, Herbert Booker, British Army, Arms, Equipment, Ordnance,...
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A community service manual for volunteer high-school students helping out in the war effort on the home front.
Topics: Community War Services, High-School Victory Corps, H.S.V.C., Herbert Booker, Second World War,...
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by Herbert Booker
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Additional "Patch King" Patches Supplement, 1944.
Topics: Patch King, Army Patches, Air Corps Patches, Army Air Force Patches, Marine Corps Patches, Navy...
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War material of the British Empire in the Second World War. 
Topics: Herbert Booker, British Army, World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, Arms Equipment, Ordnance
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Japanese-Americans and African-Americans are honored with a gold coin for their service in World War Two in North Africa, Europe and the Pacific.
Topics: Japanese-American, African-American, Gold Commemorative Coin, Herbert Booker, North Africa, Europe,...
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Civilian businesses during the Second World War issued paper  ephemera like the service record book to the men and women who were serving in the U.S. Armed Forces or their reserves and auxiliaries as a way to demonstrate their patriotism on Home Front U.S.A.
Topics: United States of America, Service Record Book, Palmer National Bank, Palmer Massachusetts, Insignia...
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Medical kits, Medals and Hand Grenades, etc. 
Topics: Herbert Booker, WWII British Army, Arms, Equipment, Ordnance, Herbert Booker, World War Two, WWII,...
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From the collection of the late Raymond Jerome "Jerry" Soafer. 4 July 1932 to 15 October 2016. These are medals of the former U.S.S.R.!
Topics: Jerry Soafer, Raymond Jerome Soafer, R.J.S. 4 July 1931 - 15 October 2016, Union of Soviet...
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Cloth shoulder sleeve insignia worn by Maine and Navy pilots and by soldiers and airmen.
Topics: Squadron Patches, WWI Army Divisions and Units, World War I, First World War, The Great War, WWI,...
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Photographs of British Army arms, equipment and ordnance. 
Topics: Herbert Booker, World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, Military Arms, Military Equipment,...
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SPARs, WACs and WAVES in the Second World War in pictures and in photographs.
Topics: WAC Hobby Hat, WAC Ring, Women's Army Corps, SPAR, WAVE, United States Navy, United States Coast...
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Arms, equipment and ordnance of the British Army in the Second World War. 
Topics: WWII British Army, Arms, Equipment, Ordnance, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Herbert...
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Army arms, equipment and ordnance of World War Two in the British Empire, 1939 to 1945.
Topics: WWII British Army, Arms, Equipment, Ordnance, Herbert Booker, Second World War, WWII, World War...
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Costume patriotic jewelry worn most by female family members and friends of service women and men in the United States Armed Forces.
Topics: Home Front U.S.A., Herbert Booker, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2
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Arms, equipment and ordnance used by the British Army in the Second World War.
Topics: Herbert Booker, World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, Arms, Equipment, Ordnance
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American Women's Voluntary Services
Topics: American Women's Voluntary Services, A.W.V.S., Second World War, World War Two, WWII, WW2,...
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Costume jewelry that looked something like U.S. Armed Forces issued insignia, it was forbidden to wear it if you were not qualified to do so!
Topics: Home Front U.S.A., Jewelry, United States Army Air Force, United States Navy, United States Coast...
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An Eisenhower jacket worn in WWII and the Korean War as well.
Topics: Eisenhower Jacket, Ike Jacket, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Korean War, Cold War
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Manufacturers of costume jewelry made these pieces of patriotic examples of these Second World War relics collected by some collectors of Home Front U.S.A.
Topics: Herbert Booker, The Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Patriotic Jewelry, Insignia, Jewelry
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White cotton backing winged shield atop anchor for Rate of Aviation Pilot, but in 1948 letter V in an open diamond worn until 1962. 
Topics: Aviation Pilot, Flying Chief, Jason Gieringer, Heriberto Beaucaire, Herbert Booker, Wing U.S....
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Rates with Aviation Specialty Marks under the Eagle and above the Chevrons worn 1924-1933, 1942-1948 and from 1948 to 1962, enlisted were called "Flying Chiefs," but were not commissioned officers. The specialty marks had a U.S. Shield atop an Anchor with wingsg.
Topics: 1924-1933, 1942-1948, 1948-1962, Heriberto Beaucaire, Chief Aviation Pilot, Aviation Pilot First...
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United States Navy Copsman and other seamen and petty officers were attached to the United States Marine Corps and wore modified rates on a marine corps issued uniform in the Second World War. 
Topics: Carpenters Mate 3rd Class, Chief Hospital Apprentice, Chief Pharmacist Mates, Chief Radioman, Chief...
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Nom-military insignia different enough from authorized branch and rank insignia, to not be mistaken as unauthorized issue badges. 
Topics: Costume Jewelry, Herbert Booker, World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, Home Front U.S.A.